(iii) Nadar movement Southern Tamil Nadu
(iv) Palli movement Northern Tamil Nadu
Which of the above are correctly mathced?
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) ii, iii and iv
(c) i, iii and iv
(d) All of them
Which of the following is correctly paired?
(a) Justice movement—North India
(b) Kayastha movement—Karnataka
(c) Lingayat movement—South India
(d) Namshudra movement—Bengal
Assertion and Reason
Mark (a) if ‘Assertion’ is correct, but ‘Reason’ is wrong.
Mark (b) if ‘A’ is wrong, but ‘R’ is correct.
Mark (c) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are correct, and ‘R’ explains ‘A’.
Mark (d) if both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are correct, but ‘R’ does not explain ‘A’.
Assertion (A): By 1927 some of the Mahars started burning the Manu Smriti.
Reason (R): It demonstrated the sharp break of the Mahars with Hinduism.
Assertion (A): In southern and western India the lower and intermediate caste
movements were very powerful and prominent.
Reason (R): In northern and eastern India Brahmin domination was less
clear-cut, with other high caste groups serving as buffers.
Assertion (A): The Justice Party steadfastly followed a pro-British policy.
Reason (R): It hoped to get for its members and supporters more government
jobs and more representation in the new legislatures.
Assertion (A): From 1901 the British made a direct contribution to the growth
of caste movements in India.
Reason (R): From the 1901 census onwards, the British tried every 10 years
to classify castes on the basis of ‘social precedence as recognised by native